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Supermicro Report Highlights Environmental Impact of Today’s Cloud-Scale Datacenters

December 19, 2018 / hpcwire

Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in enterprise computing, storage, networking solutions and green computing technology, has released its first annual “Data Centers and The Environment” survey report.The rapid growth of large-scale data centers brings both business and environmental challenges to datacenter managers. The report is targeted to help datacenter managers better understand the industry norms around environmental impact, provide quantitative comparisons of their peer group and ultimately help datacenter managers reduce the environmental impact of their data centers. The report highlights the need for IT managers to quantify the real impact data centers can have on the environment and some of the opportunities to significantly minimize the impact.  The report found that 43% of respondent companies have no existing environmental policy, and half of those companies have no plan to develop one in the near future. These companies stated they avoid consi...